Constitution and By-laws of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians,
Belcourt, North Dakota

Amended: 2015

The tribe makes their constitution available online. The link below will take you to the version of the constitution available on the tribe's website.

Constitution and Bylaws (pdf)

Table of Contents

Article I - Name
Article II - Jurisdiction
Article III - Membership
Article IV - Governing Body
Article V - Nominations and Elections
Article VI - Officers and Their Duties
Article VII - Tribal Council Procedures
Article VIII - Referendum and Recall
Article IX - Powers of the Tribal Council
(a) Governmental Powers
(b) Administrative Powers
(c) Business Powers
Article X - Future and Reserved Powers
Article XI - Manner of Review
Article XII - Adoption
Article XIII - Amendment
Article XIV - Separation of Powers (Judiciary)

[Table of Contents created by NILL in October 2018, based on materials available on tribe's website.]